A Day in the Life; Cigar Aficionado (On request only)Private Tour

Join J.J. Fox, the oldest cigar merchant in the world, for an unforgettable experience of the world of cigars. Have a chance to smoke in Winston Churchill's own personal chair at J.J. Fox.
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Things to know


2 hrs

Suitable for:

Couples, Culture Vulture, Friends

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour – no transport costs are included. Your guide will help you get around on the day.


No tickets are required for this tour

Other inclusions:

Expert tutelage in how to perfectly smoke and enjoy a cigar.
Meeting points: J.J. Fox Cigar Merchant, St James's Street

What makes this tour special

Come to J.J. Fox on St James’s Street, an institution in the London cigar trade for over two centuries. Meet one of their team of cigar aficionados who will be your guide for the day.
There is nothing that personifies a London gentleman more than sitting back in a leather armchair and smoking a cigar. James Bond loved them, Winston Churchill lived off them, and we are sure you enjoy them too. Cigar smoking is a culture and a luxury. To have an authentic cigar experience you need to immerse yourself into that world, both mentally and physically. 

J.J. Fox is an institution in the London cigar trade. With a history spanning over two hundred years, making it the oldest cigar merchant in the entire world. With clientele from Winston Churchill and Oscar Wilde to Her Royal Highness the Queen Victoria, we are certain J.J. Fox will be able to satisfy your interest in all things cigars. 

During your experience you will be paired with one of their cigar aficionados, who have all been awarded the prestigious Master of Havana qualification, which less than twenty people in the UK have obtained. Working with your aficionado you will learn about cigars, while they also show you their current stock and personal favourites. After, your aficionado will hand pick you one of their top-quality cigars to perfectly suit your preference. 

After purchasing the cigar you will then have an opportunity to retire to one of J.J. Fox’s smoking lounges. Surrounded by memorabilia and documents from J.J. Fox’s centuries in the cigar trade, this will be your chance to sit back, relax and enjoy your own perfect cigar. With a drink and a chance to sit in Winston Churchill’s favourite chair, this will undoubtedly be a highlight on your time in London and an experience to cherish for many years to come.

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